An adaptation of Flora Thompson's autobiographical novel "Lark Rise To Candleford", set in 19 century Oxfordshire, in which a young girl moves to the local market town to begin an apprenticeship as a postmistress.
Did You Know?
The series was parodied by Victoria Wood in 2009 for her seasonal special Mid Life Christmas. In it, the series is renamed Lark Pies to Cranchesterford and centres around the Post and Potato Office ran by the sultry Miss Finch (Wood). See more
In Series 1, the characters played by Sophie Miles
and Harry Miles
were called Tilda and Wally Arless, whereas in Series 2 and 3 they were called Sally and Archie Arless. See more
God must like a comely tune else we'd all be Germans.
Referenced in The Big Fat Quiz of the Year